Category Archives: VIA

China Children’s Computer Competition

China Children's Computer Competition

I have just spent a couple of highly-enjoyable couple of days at the China Children’s Computer Competition and Maker Contest finals sponsored by VIA and HTC. This is the tenth year that we have been supporting the event, and it’s interesting to see how its focus has evolved from promoting basic computing skills to encouraging innovation among elementary and high school students.

Continue reading China Children’s Computer Competition

Summer internships: ensuring a win-win experience for both parties

VPai Taipei

When I was a student I don’t think I ever even heard the word internship, let alone felt the need to do one during my summer holidays. Whenever I required some cash to supplement my pocket money or grant (yes, I was lucky enough to go to university when they still existed), I would simply go and get a job – picking up lifelong lessons about the world of business along the way while collecting discarded trolleys in a supermarket car park, selling petrol and cigarettes in a gas station, and gutting turkeys in a slaughter house.

Continue reading Summer internships: ensuring a win-win experience for both parties

VIA Mobile360 real-time immersive video system platform

VIA Mobile360 System

VIA Mobile360 is the second real-time immersive video system platform that we are developing. In contrast to VPai, which is focused on smart-phone-centric usage models, it’s been designed for in-vehicle automotive applications requiring heavy-duty computing power for processing HD video feeds from up to six cameras on the fly.

Continue reading VIA Mobile360 real-time immersive video system platform

Vpai update: building the 360-degree camera platform

VPai Stand 360-degree camera

My trip to Shenzhen provided the perfect opportunity to catch up with the latest developments on our VPai 360-degree camera platform. While I can’t reveal the details yet, I’m excited by the progress that the team is making on both the hardware and the software fronts. Expect some interesting announcements in the coming months.

Continue reading Vpai update: building the 360-degree camera platform